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Topic # 28328 26-Nov-2008 16:34 Send private message

Hi there, I am kinda of stuck here.
I am with telecom and am on the Explorer broadband plan. When I changed I noticed I was able to go on ADSL2+.
I did the two checks to see if I was able to (line check and plan check) and everything was fine.
For some reason I am no on ADSL2+ and i'm on normal ADSL.

Does anyone have a clue why?
I checked on websites about my router and they say it is ADSL2+ compatable. It's a Lynksis Wag200G.

Any help would be appreciated!

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  Reply # 180464 26-Nov-2008 16:44 Send private message

Oh I forgot to mention that I did speedtest on speedtest.net and got 6 down 0.6 up.

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  Reply # 180574 27-Nov-2008 01:45 Send private message

Maybe your local exchange or cabinet doesn't have ADSL2+ yet or there are not enough ADSL2+ ports yet.

Login to the WAG200G and have a look at the connection information it will usually tell your what adsl mode the connection is using.




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  Reply # 180722 27-Nov-2008 17:53 Send private message

Ragnor: Maybe your local exchange or cabinet doesn't have ADSL2+ yet or there are not enough ADSL2+ ports yet.

Login to the WAG200G and have a look at the connection information it will usually tell your what adsl mode the connection is using.



My local exchange does have it, the Telecom website confirms it.

I'll try looking in the settings but I don't know where to look...


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  Reply # 180737 27-Nov-2008 18:42 Send private message

you are posting in 2 different threads, better if you post once.

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  Reply # 180750 27-Nov-2008 19:51 Send private message

In the web admin...

To change the ADSL mode:

  Setup >> Basic Setup >> DSL Modulation >> Set it to "ADSL2+" (the default is multimode if you have problems and want to set it back) >> Save Settings

To view the status of the connection:

  Status >> DSL Connection >> Refresh







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  Reply # 180863 28-Nov-2008 11:07 Send private message

Ragnor: In the web admin...

To change the ADSL mode:

  Setup >> Basic Setup >> DSL Modulation >> Set it to "ADSL2+" (the default is multimode if you have problems and want to set it back) >> Save Settings

To view the status of the connection:

  Status >> DSL Connection >> Refresh






Thanks I tried that but the speeds did not change, infact the download decreased by 500kbps (6.7 -> 6.2).



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  Reply # 180864 28-Nov-2008 11:07 Send private message

n00dy: you are posting in 2 different threads, better if you post once.


I made two Threads because it means potentially more people will see it.

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  Reply # 180870 28-Nov-2008 11:33 Send private message

JokezNZ: I made two Threads because it means potentially more people will see it.


That may well be the case, but it is against Forum Usage Guidelines.

Although, technically they are "Guidelines" Undecided




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Reply # 180904 28-Nov-2008 13:25 Send private message

JokezNZ:
n00dy: you are posting in 2 different threads, better if you post once.


I made two Threads because it means potentially more people will see it.


As JimmyLizar wrote before we have rules. The rules are here to make sure people don't waste their time, and everyone get a good result. I understand you may want "more people to see it" but it doesn't work this way.

This is now locked, please follow up to the other discussion where there is more relevant information.




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